Book Reviews -- Where My Heart Is Turning Ever: Civil War Stories and Constitutional Reform, 1861-1876 by Kathleen Diffley
Abrahamson, David, Journalism History
Diffley, Kathleen. Where My Heart Is Turning Ever: Civil War Stories and Constitutional Reform, 1861-1876. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1992. 236 pp. $30.
One of the more interesting, yet underreported, ways in which journalism has contributed to our national life has been its role in both shaping and reflecting the changing historical self-definitions which illuminate our sense of ourselves-exemplifying, in effect, what it means to be American. One of the more volatile and fascinating I periods in this regard was the tumultuous i decade and a half from the start of the U.S. Civil War to the end of the Reconstruction in 1876.
Magazines from the period are the …
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Publication information: Article title: Book Reviews -- Where My Heart Is Turning Ever: Civil War Stories and Constitutional Reform, 1861-1876 by Kathleen Diffley. Contributors: Abrahamson, David - Author. Journal title: Journalism History. Volume: 20. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 1994. Page number: 39. © Journalism History Winter 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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